Ken Erics born Ekenedilichukwu Ugochukwu Eric Nwenweh, widely known as Ken Erics Ugo is a Nigerian film and television actor, writer and musician.Ken Erics
He is popularly known for his role as Ugo in the movie ‘The Illiterate’ alongside Tonto Dikeh and Yul Edochie.
He was born on the 28th of February, 1985 in Kano State, Nigeria.
Let’s take a look at his biography below.Ken Erics
Ken Erics Full Name
He was born Ekenedilichukwu Ugochukwu Eric Nwenweh but is widely known as Ken Erics Ugo or just Ken Erics.
Ken Erics Age
He was born on the 28th of February, 1985 in Kano State, Nigeria. He is 35 years of age.
Ken Erics Hometown
He was born in Kano State, Northwest Nigeria. Eric is of Igbo descent.Ken Erics
Ken Erics Parents
He was born to Eric Chukwuemeka Nwenweh and Grace Ifeyinwa Nwenweh both of Enugwu-Ukwu in Anambra State, Southeast Nigeria.
Ken Erics Early Life and Education
He had his primary education at Binta Mustapha Science Nursery and Primary School, Kano, and his secondary education at Dennis Memorial Grammar School (DMGS) Onitsha, Anambra State.
From there he moved on to the Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, Anambra State, where he graduated with a degree in Theatre Arts.Ken Erics
He also holds a master’s degree in Theatre and Film studies.
Ken Erics Career
In 2001, as a first-year student at the University, Erics got his first movie role, in the Chris Ubani directed ‘direct-to-Dvd’ movie ‘Holy Prostitute’, where he played a minor role as a medical doctor, with just three scenes.
He went on to graduate from the University and began to attend auditions and bagged a few other cameo roles in-home movies.Ken Erics
However, his 2012 portrayal of “Ugo” in the movie “The Illiterate” endeared him to audiences and opened up more opportunities for him in the Nigerian movie industry.
As a singer and musician who plays the guitar and keyboard, Erics, who had earlier run his own musical band, has been involved in the production of a number of original movie soundtracks.
He also has acted alongside top movie stars like; Ngozi Ezeonu, Yul Educhie, Desmond Eliot, Chinwetalu Agu, Regina Daniels and more.Ken Erics
In 2014, Erics won the award for Best Supporting Actor at the City People Entertainment Award, as well as the Best Lead Actor at the Afrifimo Awards in the United States.
In 2015, he went on to win the Best Lead Actor award at the City People Entertainment Award.
In 2017, Erics won the City People Entertainment Awards 2017 for Best Actor of the Year and was also nominated for the Golden Movie Awards in 2018 for Best-supporting Actor.Ken Erics
In December 2018, Ken Erics released his first music single Inozikwa Omee.
He got his fans applauding his debut single. The sensational tune is a clear indication that Ken Erics is not going anywhere anytime soon.
Ken Erics Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter
His official Instagram username is @kenerics. He is known on Twitter as @KenErics. His Facebook account is simply Ken Erics Ugo.Ken Erics